IEC South Africa
Botswana has elected the Botswana Democratic Party and Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi into power following the outcome of the nation's 2019 General Election.
Black First Land First (BLF) says that they will appeal the IEC's decision to have the party deregistered following an application from the Freedom Front Plus. The IEC agreed that BLF violated the Electoral Commissions Code.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) confirmed on Monday that it would be de-registering Black First Land First (BLF). This comes after the Freedom Front Plus lodged an appeal to have the party removed.
The EFF has called on the IEC to make reforms in order to prevent future incidents of double voting. This comes after the IEC found that the risk of multiple voting in this year's election was negligible.
The Electoral Commission of South Africa has announced that an independent audit of 2019 election votes is not part of the legislative requirement for the commission. This comes after complaints about double voting.
35 political parties have said that this year's election was not free and fair. They since called for an independent investigation of the voting process. In a public statement, they alleged that the election was "irregular".